Politics

The president has a habit of conflating a nomination and an award.
Success may be unlikely, but progressive activists say it isn’t hopeless.
"You must be so proud," one disgusted observer wrote on Twitter, mocking the Republican fundraising scheme exploiting the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The ad campaign reportedly touts the "new normal" even as the American COVID-19 death toll soars past 200,000.
Republicans notoriously refused to meet with Merrick Garland as part of thwarting his nomination to the Supreme Court in 2016.
Donald Trump places 15th in the survey, trailing Bill Gates, Elon Musk, the Dalai Lama and Vladimir Putin.
Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation would move the nation dramatically right for a generation and "harm millions of Americans," said VP candidate Sen. Kamala Harris.
Current federal prosecutor James Herbert said Barr "has brought shame on the department he purports to lead."
The president's announcement marks the start of a contentious Senate battle.
Video featuring "Hamilton" cast is part of the We All Vote project aimed at getting younger voters to the polls.